Bong Joon Ho will be the first South Korean to preside over seven jurors to hand out the festival’s top awards, including the prestigious Golden Lion.
IFFI, which takes place from November 20-28 every year, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will now be held from January 16 to January 24.
The 51st IFFI will be held in a hybrid format from January 16-24. Argentinian filmmaker Pablo Cesar is the chairperson of the jury.
Riz Ahmed won the award for director Darius Marder's acclaimed drama Sound of Metal, which features him as a drummer who begins to lose his hearing.
Every year, IFFI's Kaleidoscope section showcases handpicked films, representing the best of the world cinema.
Giving its nod to reopen cinemas, the Kerala government on January 1 had said theatres could reopen with 50 per cent occupancy and adhering to strict COVID- 19 guidelines.
Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqi has been arrested for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus.
Munawar Faruqui, a comedian from Gujarat, was arrested along with four others on Saturday after the son of a BJP MLA complained against him.
Shahab Hosseini, director Kourosh Ahari and producer Alex Bretow have acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to Ali Javan's life.
A total of 224 films will be screened under different sections at the 51st IFFI, which will be organised in a hybrid format in the wake of the pandemic.
Bhuvan Bam’s videos often feature him playing over 19 different people, each with their own look, quirks and style of speaking. Characters like Bhanchoddas, Sameer Fuddi, and of course Titu Mama have become very popular.
This is Manoj Tiwari's second daughter. He has an elder daughter from his previous marriage.
For the first time in its history, Sudan has a submission for the Academy Awards. Produced by a consortium of European and Egyptian companies but with a Sudanese director and cast, You Will Die at Twenty will compete in the Best International Feature Film category.
The Berlin Film Festival will now be scheduled in two parts, virtual screenings in March followed by summer event in June.
The nine-day film gala, which was previously scheduled to take place in Goa from November 20-28, got postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will now be held from January 16 to January 24.
The personal is political in Fire in the Mountains, Writing with Fire, and an Indo-US production, LATA. These are among 72 films at the festival, to be held late January
The 51st International Film Festival of India will be held in a hybrid format that will be both virtual and physical, Prakash Javadekar said in September.
Ajitpal Singh's Fire in the Mountains and Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh's Writing with Fire are the two Indian films to have been selected for the Sundance Film Festival 2021.
Demon Slayer is set to overtake the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, Japan’s top-grossing film for nearly two decades.
Addressing a session at the online International Coronavirus Short Film Festival, Prakash Javadekar also said it was nothing short of a "communication revolution" that everyone with access to a smartphone and a story to tell is a filmmaker today.
Committed to create multi-dimensional African heritage characters in her stories, Tanzanian-American filmmaker Ekwa Msangi in her debut feature Farewell Amor tells the deeply personal story of an Angolan immigrant family.
Mahira Khan recently wrapped up the shooting of her upcoming film Neelofar, co-starring Fawad Khan.
So popular were his films at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) every year that there were long queues of movie aficionados for the screenings in Thiruvananthapuram.
Kim Ki-duk passed away due to COVID-19 complications on Friday. He was 59.
K-Pop group BTS were the most tweeted about musicians in the United States for a fourth straight year, reflecting the South Korean boy band’s milestones on the US singles charts and successes at award shows.